Real estate sales are increasing in the Puna district and decreasing in South Hilo for the first quarter of 2014.
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The fate of a 32-year-old Hilo man accused of shooting two police officers early last year is in the hands of a jury.
Two Mauna Kea observatories confirmed this week the discovery of the first, potentially habitable, Earth-sized planet found outside our solar system.
NEW YORK — Airline executives frequently complain about fuel costs.
DETROIT — Pressure was building Wednesday for Michigan lawmakers to commit $350 million to Detroit pensions, a day after the city reached tentative agreements with pension funds and a retiree group to reduce payouts.
PERTH, Australia (AP) — As a robotic submarine dived into the ocean to look for lost Flight 370, angry Chinese relatives stormed out of a teleconference meeting Wednesday to protest the Malaysian government for not addressing them in person.
MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — Nearly 300 of the 475 people aboard a ferry — many of them high school students on a class trip — were still missing after the boat sank Wednesday off the southern coast of South Korea.
SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) — Pro-Russian insurgents commandeered six Ukrainian armored vehicles along with their crews and hoisted Russian flags over them Wednesday, dampening the central government’s hopes of re-establishing control in restive eastern Ukraine.
LIHUE, Kauai (AP) — Kauai County officials revealed plans to overhaul the Lihue Civic Center, making it more walkable and bringing in more offices.
WAILUKU, Maui (AP) — A Maui County official wants to raise millions of dollars for water system improvements by targeting waterlines, pumps and reservoirs to supply water to drought-plagued Upcountry residents, ranchers and farmers.
WAILUKU, Maui (AP) — Billionaire technology entrepreneur Larry Ellison’s management company for Lanai established a fund to provide financial assistance to the families of those killed or injured when a small plane crashed on the island in February.
D ozens of Keaukaha Elementary School students got a taste of bot-building during a demonstration put on by the Waiakea and Hilo high school robotics teams April 9 at Keaukaha Elementary.
The 25th annual Big Island Newbery Quiz Bowl is slated for 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 24, at the Kamehameha-Hawaii campus in Keaau.
For the first time, students from four schools representing diverse, rural Hawaii Island communities will join forces to host an episode of PBS Hawaii’s student news program “Hiki No.”
The Hui Ho‘okupono (Men against Violence) sixth annual ‘Ohana Fun Day drew more than 150 participants to the event hosted at Clem Akina Park in Hilo.